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The Punchbowl Inn at Crosthwaite

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Rated from 3 to 5, and meeting all the criteria of black stars, Gold Stars are awarded to the best in Britain and Ireland within their particular banding.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Based on 136 reviews

Accomplished combination of old and new in Lake District village

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At a glance

2 Rosette restaurant
Breakfast Award

Located in the stunning Lyth Valley alongside the village church, this historic inn has been appointed to provide excellent standards of comfort and facilities. Its sumptuous bedrooms have a wealth of thoughtful extras, and imaginative food is served in the elegant restaurant or in the rustic-style bar that has open fires. A warm welcome and professional service are assured.


  • Rooms: 9

Room rates

  • Child discounts available
  • Credit cards accepted

Opening times

  • Open all year


  • Afternoon tea served
  • Dinner served
  • Last orders for evening meals: 9pm


  • Wi-Fi available
  • Freeview TV in rooms
  • Other facilities: Speciality toiletries, home-made scones and jam, room service tea/coffee
  • Dogs allowed on premises


  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu


  • Golf course nearby
  • Secure cycle storage


  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 48

Getting here

M6 junction 36 signed Barrow, on A5074 towards Windermere, turn right for Crosthwaite. At east end of village beside church.

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M6 junction 36
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